Flappy Bird creator’s latest mobile game is slightly less impossible

Game developer Dong Nguyen made waves in 2014 with Flappy Bird, an ultra-difficult mobile title that briefly engulfed the entire smartphone-using populous. Since then, Nguyen has released a couple of follow-ups using his now-infamous formula that blends twitchy, erratic controls with standard obstacle-avoiding. His newest game, which has the peculiar name of Ninja Spinki Challenges, blends six different games types into one maddeningly difficult collection, with a few twists that make it his most polished and accessible release yet. The game, available today for iOS and Android, is centered on…

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Wine 2.0 is out, ready to disappoint you once again

There comes a time in every alternative OS user’s life when they decide they’d actually like to use a program that typically runs on Microsoft Windows. Typically, on Linux, it’s around day one. It happens less often (in my experience) as a Mac user, but eventually some tantalizing gaming experience or obscure utility will call across the void, and there’s no way your 128GB SSD has enough room for a Boot Camp copy of Windows. And that’s when Wine pops into memory: the 23-year project to run Windows applications on…

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HBO Go now supports Apple’s TV app and single sign-on feature

Apple’s recently released TV app is slowly picking up partners, with HBO adding support to its HBO Go app in an update pushed out earlier today. The premium cable network’s HBO Now app has supported Apple’s TV software since launch. But now the cable-only HBO Go is getting it as well, specifically the single sign-on feature that lets subscribers store login credentials through Apple. That way, you don’t need to sign in to HBO Go separately when you tap through to a HBO show from within the TV app. As…

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